In Japan, there was another earthquake of magnitude greater than 6 points

Another earthquake of magnitude 6.1 shook the northeast of the main Japanese island of Honshu. Beat underground elements occurred in Iwate Prefecture and Miyagi. It is in these prefectures fell the brunt of the elements 11 March 2011.

The earthquake was located at a depth of 20 kilometers in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Iwate Prefecture. No tsunami threat, the casualties or damage were reported, ITAR-TASS reported.

After the devastating magnitude 9.0 earthquake that struck on March 11 off the east coast of Honshu, in the same area there were more than 500 aftershocks (repeated earthquakes), more than 40 of them had a magnitude greater than 6.0. So far, can not be fully given to normal the situation in Nuclear power plant "Fukushima-1", affected by the disaster. Meanwhile in vegetables and dairy products found extremely high levels of radiation. Elevated levels of radiation was observed in the water water in Tokyo.

Japan continues to increase the list of victims and missing in the earthquake and tsunami. He has already "crossed" for a figure of 25,000 people.

Source: vesti.ru.

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